Category: Contests

  • Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award Winners | PetaPixel

    Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award Winners

    Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award Winners

    To expand diverse representation in photography.

    via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/03/09/leica-announces-leica-women-foto-project-award-winners-and-mentees/

    Leica Camera has announced the winners of the third annual Leica Women Foto Project Award in partnership with Fotografiska and VII Photo Agency, with the aim of expanding diverse representation in photography and empowering the female point of view.

  • Chris Johns Lifetime Achievement Award – The Photo Society

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    The Photo Society is proud to announce Chris Johns, former staff photographer and Executive Editor of National Geographic magazine is this years Lifetime Achievement winner.

  • ‘We don’t have a limit’: Yasuyoshi Chiba – agency photographer of 2021 | World news | The Guardian

    ‘We don’t have a limit’: Yasuyoshi Chiba – agency photographer of 2021

    ‘We don’t have a limit’: Yasuyoshi Chiba – agency photographer of 2021

    Yasuyoshi Chiba has been chosen by the picture desk as its agency photographer of the year. We hear from the AFP photojournalist

    via the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/dec/23/we-dont-have-a-limit-yasuyoshi-chiba-agency-photographer-of-2021

    Yasuyoshi Chiba has been chosen by the picture desk as its agency photographer of the year. We hear from the AFP photojournalist

  • 2021 Winners | Yunghi Grant

    2021 Winners

    2021 Winners

    The Yunghi Grant Winner 2021

    via Yunghi Grant: https://yunghikim.wordpress.com/2021/12/25/2409/

    The Yunghi Grant is especially mindful of photojournalist’s growth: personally and professionally. The perseverance and resilience to take a story to its conclusion, or nearly so is well noted.

  • Photographing the Russian Occupation of Georgia | Blind

    Photographing the Russian Occupation of Georgia

    Photographing the Russian Occupation of Georgia

    Robakidze’s project “Creeping Borders” looks at the Russian presence in Georgia, and the effects of the installation of artificial barriers along the occupation line on the lives of both individuals and whole communities.

    Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/photographing-the-russian-occupation-of-georgia-en

    Tako Robakidze’s project “Creeping Borders” looks at the Russian presence in Georgia, and the effects of the installation of artificial barriers along the occupation line on the lives of both individuals and whole communities.

  • Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Finalists – LENSCRATCH

    Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Finalists - LENSCRATCH

    Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Finalists – LENSCRATCH

    Today we share the Student Project Finalists and the Visionary Project Finalists the in the Film Photo Award Fall 2021. The Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Juror, Larisa Leclair shares some remarks about the selections: In the 1990’s, just before the integration of digital photography into the college curriculum, I was a student getting my

    via LENSCRATCH: http://lenscratch.com/2021/11/film-photo-award-fall-2021-finalists/

    Today we share the Student Project Finalists and the Visionary Project Finalists in the Fall 2021 Film Photo Award .

  • On the Depiction of Africans in Photo Contests – PhotoShelter Blog

    On the Depiction of Africans in Photo Contests
    For many years, the photo contest industry has contended with accusations of racism and classism for awarding and promoting “poverty porn.” Although many contests have worked to diversify their juries and tried to attract a broader field of entrants, barely a year goes by without a major issue or scandal.
  • LOBA Winner 2021: Ana María Arévalo Gosen – YouTube

    The series by this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award winner Ana María Arévalo Gosen is titled “Días Eternos”, which translates as “Eternal Days”. It addresses the appalling living conditions of women in prisons. The motifs were taken in prisons in Venezuela and El Salvador, since 2017. Arévalo Gosen shows the causes and consequences of imprisonment; not only for the women, but also for their families and Latin American society.
  • LOBA Winner Newcomer 2021: Emile Ducke – YouTube

    Kolyma – Along the Road of Bones: Thousands of gulag inmates from the Stalin era died while helping to build a high-speed road through the remote Kolyma region of Siberia. During his journey along the so-called “Road of Bones”, the German documentary photographer, was not only searching for remnants of the former forced labour camps, but also questioning how they are being remembered today.
  • Ralph Gibson – Leica Hall of Fame Award 2021 winner – YouTube

    Ralph Gibson, this year’s winner of the Leica Hall of Fame Award, tells the story of his outstanding career as a photographer. In more than six decades, he has created a multifaceted body of work that is also directly associated with Leica
  • LOBA shortlist candidates 2021 – YouTube

    The shortlist candidates of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2021 and their submitted photo series.
  • The Best Panoramic Photos of 2021: Epson International Pano Awards | PetaPixel

    https://petapixel.com/2021/10/20/the-best-panoramic-photos-of-2021-epson-international-pano-awards/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+petapixel+%28PetaPixel%29
    The Epson International Pano Awards is the largest competition for panoramic photography and has announced its 2021 winners, with a misty cypress tree panorama awarded the top prize.
  • The Foto Awards presented by Las Fotos Project: Smita Sharma in Conversation with Anna Grevenitis – LENSCRATCH

    http://lenscratch.com/2021/10/anna-in-conversation-with-smita-sharma/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lenscratch%2FZAbG+%28L++E++N++S++C++R++A++T++C++H%29
    Smita Sharma is an award winning photojournalist and visual storyteller based in Delhi, reporting on critical human rights, gender and social issues in her own community as well as in the Global South on assignments for Human Rights Watch, National Geographic Magazine, and other publications.
  • Announcing the Series Winners of the Emerging Photography Awards 2021 – Feature Shoot

    Announcing the Series Winners of the Emerging Photography Awards 2021
    We’re delighted to announce the twelve winners of the 7th Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, with the selected artists spanning genres as well as continents. Christian K. Lee, Maggie Shannon, Jooeun Bae, Anouchka Renaud-Eck, Sandra Cattaneo Adorno, Daniela Constantini, J. Lester Feder, Michael Young, Matthew Barbarino, Rob Darby, Hanne Van Assche, and Horace Li will be featured in group exhibitions opening at BBA Gallery in Berlin on October 30th and at Studio Galerie B&B in Paris on November 7th.
  • The Recipients of the 42nd W. Eugene Smith Fund Grant | Blind

    https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/the-recipients-of-the-42nd-w-eugene-smith-fund-grant-en
    The Award is being shared among five photographers covering stories from around the world. Each winner will receive $10,000 to be used to continue their individual projects on a range of subjects.
  • Announcing the Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund

    Announcing the Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund
    This summer, Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs teamed up to launch a new initiative, the Creator Labs Photo Fund, aimed at providing financial support to photographers in the wake of COVID-19. Selected by Aperture’s editors, the twenty winning artists are recognized for their exceptional vision as well as the strength and originality of their portfolios, and will be awarded a prize of $5,000 each to sustain their work and practice.
  • Much ado about nothing: 2021’s best minimalist photography – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

    https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/aug/05/much-ado-about-nothing-2021s-best-minimalist-photography-in-pictures
    A stranded tree trunk, an empty pool, the moon shining through bent railings … these images find a wealth of feeling in the smallest of things
  • Anonymous Photographer Wins Prestigious Photojournalism Award | PetaPixel

    https://petapixel.com/2021/09/07/anonymous-photographer-wins-prestigious-photojournalism-award/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+petapixel+%28PetaPixel%29
    This year, the top award for the News category was awarded to a photographer in Myanmar who wanted to remain anonymous for security reasons. Mikko Takkunen, the Asia photo editor for The New York Times, collected the award on his behalf.
  • Here are the winners of this year’s Women Photograph Project grants

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/photography/2021/08/06/winners-women-photograph-project-grants/
    This year’s winners were chosen from 1,300 entries and include projects about identity and environmental issues.
  • Lenscratch Student Prize Second Place Winner: Dylan Hausthor – LENSCRATCH

    http://lenscratch.com/2021/07/lenscratch-student-prize-second-place-winner-dylan-hausthor/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+lenscratch%2FZAbG+%28L++E++N++S++C++R++A++T++C++H%29
    It is with pleasure that the jurors announce the 2021 Lenscratch Student Prize Second Place Winner, Dylan Hausthor. Dylan was selected for their lyrical and haunting project, What the Rain Brought, and has graduated from Yale this Spring (2021) with an MFA in Photography. The first time I saw Dylan’s photographs was like staring into the sun.  A mark from such an intense glowing mass had a lasting impact on me and has been burned into my psyche since.